from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting a fire or furnace which is supplied with fuel by the underfeed system. See
- In ceramics, insufficiently baked; hence, either not as hard in the paste as it should be, or with the colors imperfectly developed. Also called
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Connie had propped fractured and under-fired vases and pitchers against the tree trunks and along the tops of the rocks, colorful and meaningful in the lowering day.
Richard, an observer and blogger at Connecting the Dots, wrote a blog post that the current Thai government, under-fired for it first supported Cambodian government in getting the temple listed, which it later withdrew due to an injunction issued by Thailand's Administrative Court to suspend any move endorsing Cambodia's bid to list the ancient temple as UNESCO's World Heritage site:
Some types of pozzolanic materials are: pulverized fuel ash, blastfurnace slag, volcanic ash, diatomatious earth, under-fired clay bricks, porcellanite and others.
When under-fired, marl bricks are very liable to disintegrate under the action of the weather, and great care must be exercised in burning them at
The clamp is then allowed to cool, after which it is taken down, and the bricks sorted; those that are under-fired being built up again in the next clamp for refiring.
One exception might be when the boiler is considerably under-fired.
Self assessment was the order of the day, with Munster unrecognisable from the insipid group that under-fired in Glasgow.
If the engine is under-fired, the spacecraft will skip the moon and fly away into deep space.